Denmark: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

India-Denmark sign MoUs

Published: June 9, 2020

The Ministry of Power, India and Ministry of Energy, Utilities and Climate, Denmark signed Memorandum of Understanding on Energy Cooperation. Highlights Under the MoU, the countries have agreed to collaborate in areas such as long- term energy planning, offshore wind, consolidation of grid codes, incentivize power plants, increase flexibility in power purchase agreements. Through this, ..

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A new species “Troglomyces twitteri” discovered

Published: May 18, 2020

A new parasitic fungus was discovered by a Denmark biologist called “Troglomyces twitteri”. The fungus has been named after Twitter as it was discovered in Twitter Discovery The biologist Sofia Reboleira of University of Copenhagen, Denmark founded the species. The image was posted in Twitter by an entomologist 1n 2018. He was sending millipede photos ..

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United Nations launches World Happiness Report, 2020: India ranks 144

Published: March 21, 2020

On March 20, 2020 United Nations released the World Happiness Report on the International Day of Happiness, 2020. Finland ranked first in the report and India ranked 144. Around 156 countries were assessed under the ranking. This is the eighth World Happiness Report prepared by the organization. This year the report has given a special ..

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India & China Jointly ranked 80th in the Corruption Perception Index

Published: January 25, 2020

India has been ranked at the 80th rank among 180 countries and territories in the Corruption Perception Index (CPI), which is prepared by the non-profit organization Transparency International. India was ranked at the 78th place in the previous year’s ranking. The Corruption Perception Index was recently released during the Annual Meeting of the World Economic ..

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India provides over 30 Thousand Vaccines to the Maldives

Published: January 24, 2020

On Thursday, 23rd January 2020, More than thirty thousand doses of Measles and Rubella (MR) vaccines were handed over to the Maldives by India to tackle the recent outbreak of Measles at a government-run hospital in the island country of South Asia. Maldives was declared measles free by the World Health Organization (WHO) less than ..

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